|Atrial septal secundum defect : the physical diagnosis of a common cardiac lesion corrected by surgery - Wellcome Film|
This short film begins with the diagnosis of two children - one with a harmless heart defect and one with an atrial septal secundum defect. Slow-motion animation with synchronized heart sounds and phono-cardiogram are used to demonstrate the significance of the split-second sound in the differential diagnosis of atrial septum secundum. Surgery is performed on the child with the more serious defect...
Keywords: Heart Septal Defects, Atrial; Heart Defects, Congenital; Heart Murmurs; Cardiology; Pediatrics; Cardiovascular systems; Medical sciences; Pediatrics; Heart Septal Defects, Atrial; Heart Defects, Congenital; Heart Murmurs; Cardiology; Pediatrics; Nurses
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|Mechanism of normal heart - Wellcome Film|
Shows diagrams of heart and sinus-node mechanism, excitation-wave pathway, interpretation of electrocardiagraph. 2 segments.
Keywords: Cardiology; Heart; Electric Stimulation; Heart; Cardiology; Heart; Electric Stimulation; Health care personnel
|Cardiac irregularities - Wellcome Film|
A comprehensive demonstration of cardiac irregularities by experiment and diagram. There is a demonstration of artificially induced cardiac irregularities of the exposed hearts of dogs. Various intertitles explain the different types of cardiac irregularities.
Keywords: Cardiology; Heart; Dogs; Heart Block; Arrhythmias, Cardiac; Cardiovascular systems; Anatomy; Medical sciences; Cardiology; Heart; Dogs; Heart Block; Arrhythmias, Cardiac; Medical students. Cardiologists
|Foxgloves in medicine - Wellcome Film|
After briefly outlining the work of William Withering (1741-1799) and Sir James Mackenzie (1853-1925) on the use of digitalis in the treatment of heart disease, the film describes the chemical composition and medicinal properties of the crystalline glycosides found in the leaves of the common foxglove (Digitalis purpurea), and shows how digoxin is extracted from the leaves of the white Danubian foxglove (Digitalis Lanata)...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Heart Diseases -- drug therapy; UK; Medical sciences; Medicine -- History; Heart Diseases -- drug therapy; Medical